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philadelphia. president-elect donald trump and congressman john lewis take swipes at each other in statements. ringling brothers circus is closing after 150 years. a pleasant good morning to you, 7:00 a.m., sky6 live hd overlooking wilmington, delaware, there, quite a different story today in terms of the weather. remember the ice, chris, thing nice today. you like that. nydia han will be here in a bit. no sleet today. >> reporter: a little bit of black ice this morning maybe an hour or two where you have to keep your guard up and be careful, especially on secondary roads and things like that, anything untreated. once we get above freezing which will happen in the next 90 minutes any ice will melt. there's the live view of the
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penns landing river rink. here's a look at the headlines. temperatures have dropped well below freezing, especially west of philadelphia. where there are some locations down in the upper teens. because of that and the leftover moisture on the roads we're seeing the black ice developing, please drive slowly and allow extra space between you and the car ahead of you. untreated surfaces and bridges and off ramps are slick. magic number is 32, once we get above 32 any ice will melt. most of the region is below that number. so we have a little work to do. 29 in gandys beach, glassboro 30. cape may, 33. dover, down to the freezing mark of 32. temperatures, as we take a look at future tracker 6, 9:00 a.m., the modeling is suggesting most of the i-95 corridor, as well as
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areas south and east are above freezing at that time. still, maybe a degree or two below freezing north and west, even there, by 10:00 a.m., you should jump above freezing at that point. everybody is well above freezing by lunchtime. if you have any icy conditions outside, it should last another half-hour to an hour and and a half that's about it. it's a george to us -- gorgeous day, 40 by 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 43. shooting for a high of 44. we have more in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast coming up in just a bit. >> look forward to it, thank you. this morning a taxi driver is fighting for his life. he was shot 13 times after a confrontation with a customer. police found the cabby shot and lying on the sidewalk with the cab engine running. this all happened in the 800 block of brooklyn street in west philadelphia at about 2:00 a.m. a half-hour earlier, police say the driver with the philadelphia
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taxi cab company refused a ride to a difficult passenger, about two blocks away at 42nd and ogdon street, police are looking for a black vehicle leave be the scene of the shooting. we know the 56-year-old victim is undergoing surgery. more breaking news from south philadelphia. a masked man with a shotgun mugged a woman in her parking garage. the victim was walking from her car on the third floor of the marine club condominiums on the the 1100 block of south broad street. the criminal we are told got away with the woman's purse and cell phone. thankfully the victim was not hurt. 7:03 your time. this morning the search continues continues for the person who shot two men working for the same philadelphia tow truck company. one of the men fighting for his life in the hospital. unfortunately, his co-workers a loving father died. he was shot right in the front of his home.
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"action news" reporter, bob brooks talked to the victim at family about the legacy he left behind. >> reporter: he is pictured with his mom and two sons, sadly the boys will have to grow up without their father. the 28-year-old was gunned down outside his home in the 6600 block of haggerman street in tacony last night. we spoke with his grieving family. >> this is a good young man, a young man who worked he wasn't in the street, he was about his family, he was about his children. >> reporter: we obtained surveillance video of the heinous crime, it's quick. bruster worked as a tow truck driver, before he closes a door, a suspect walks up behind him and shoots him and his co-worker. he was killed. the co-worker was shot multiple times, he is in critical condition. you can see it happened in a
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matter of seconds. his family said they don't know why this would happen. >> egg to work, he come home. he's not in the streets. >> reporter: haggerman street we noticed quite a few real estate signs every neighbor we spoke with said things are out of control. >> we're about to leave the neighborhood. >> i have four grandchildren, you're afraid to leave your kids out. >> i'm looking to get out. >> reporter: one neighbor blames things specifically on drugs. >> i think a lot of things have to do with the drug heroin. a lot of people partake in it. >> >> reporter: his family has to say this to the killer. >> turn yourself in, let your conscience be your guide. i don't know how you sleep or able to sleep, because you took away something special, something precious from all of
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us. >> reporter: the family said the neck step in his life was move out to the neighborhood and buy a home for two young boys. fun anything about this call philadelphia police, reporting from northeast detectives, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> president-elect donald trump is getting push back from china concerning his comments on taiwan. in the "wall street journal" article that was published friday, trump suggested he might use support from the self governorring island during -- governing island during negotiations with china. that would break the china one policy. china's from foreign minister sd the policy is nonnegotiable. trump said he plans to keep them for the time being, but he said he is open to lifting them for return of russia's help in
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antiterrorism. john lewis is not attending trump's inauguration on friday saying he is not a legitimately elected leader because he said russia helped him get into office. trump tweeted that congressman lewis should focus on the crime in fested inner -- infested inner cities. he said he is all talk and no "action news." >> lewis said i've been beaten ascertain bloodied for america. that refers to when he suffered a skull fracture during the march in selma. lewis received the liberty medal. after a trump statement that his home district of atlanta is horrible and falling a part and considered one of the fastest
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growing areas, but the crime and poverty rates are higher than the national average. president-elect trump will be sworn in friday, a dress rehearsal is planned for friday, "action news" our digital platform and abc will bring you live coverage in washington. ringling brothers and barnum bailey circus is -- barn and bailey circus is shutting down. management of the circus said last night the final show will be in may capping a run of almost 150 years. declining attendance and high operating cost led to the demise of the so-called greatest show on earth. option from animal rights -- opposition from animal rights group played a role in this. a wells fargo center a month
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from today is among the last performances. philadelphia police are working a road rage shooting case that sent a driver to the hospital. plus a tie could hold a clue to cracking one of america's most famous cold cases. flyers alumni face off gains the penguins, jeff skeverski has that, plus the current day flyers and sixers. >> reporter: there could icy patches out there this morning, with temperatures in the 20s and 30s, the big story in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast is the warmup that's on the way. big warmup. details coming up in just a bit. can't even talk [laughter].
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>> a third wave of freezing rain could hit the heartland part of the nation today. they could see another half inch. in oklahoma, you see the ice on
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the tree branches and stop signs. power outages reported across the plains and at least one death has been reported on the roads. some flight delays and cancellations are report also in the heartland. unfortunate time for folks there in the oklahoma area. back here at home, we dealt with a little accumulation of snow. headache. >> reporter: headache, yeah, that's a good way to put it. now we're talking about a warmup in the seven-day forecast. gray, temperatures could get as warm as 56, 57 degrees by midweek. in the meantime, there's the view in cape may, still a few clouds holding on with the system that produced the wintry mix yesterday. it's racing off the coast, by mid morning we'll see a decent amount of sunshine. radars are clear this morning, we don't have to worry about any precipitation today or tomorrow. the next chance of precipitation will be in the form of rain is tuesday. 31 degrees for philadelphia.
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we've dropped one degree below freezing. dewpoint, 26. pressure reading is rising. winds out of the northwest at 6 miles per hour. most of the area, the exception being the lower portions of cape may county and south of dover, the exception of that, everybody is below freezing at this point. if there's any leftover moisture from yesterday's system, wet roads, more than likely it's starting to glaze over if has not been treated. be careful out there this morning, there could slick spots, but again, over the next hour, hour 1/2, temperatures climb above freezing and any ice will start to melt. we have wind speeds out of the west/northwest at 5 to 7 miles per hour. that gives us a slight windchill this morning. everything warms up nicely later on. satellite and radar clearing off to the northwest that will push southeast to philadelphia and south jersey in the morning hours. we're looking at a nice day, which future tracker 6 will confirm in just a moment. we'll see a decent amount of
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sunshine from start to finish. that gets the temperatures in the 40s. monday a repeat performance, the exception being the cloud cover approaching from the southwest. that doesn't get in here until late of in the day. that's in adds -- advance of the next system. this is the highs storm that's hitting the heartland right now with a tremendous amount of ice and sleet in kansas and wichita. by the time it travels across the region and moves into our neck of the woods, temperatures are much, much mild with the temperatures in the 50s. peek -- speaking of 50s, tomorrow, we'll have temperatures in the 40s. the warm front lifts through the region on wednesday. all the cold air retreats into northern portions of canada, hudson bay, the pole, that's where the cold air retreats.
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it is suggested 6 to 8 straight days of 50-degree temperatures. the only thing that would hold the numbers back, would be clouds and if we have rain. otherwise it's 50s galore over the next week and a half. nice and sunny, 44 degrees is the high, we've talked about january thaws, what's setting up on the table is ridiculous in the philadelphia area. you can see lots of sunshine today, 40 by 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 43. 5:00 p.m., 42. it's cold overnight tonight. partly cloudy 19 degrees outlying suburbs, 26 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, there's a lot of 50s, 44 degrees today. mostly sunny skies, sun and clouds mixed for monday, 45. tuesday, cloudy with periods of rain. that's the only thing holding the numbers back into the 40s. with any kind of sunshine, tuesday in the 50s, wednesday, 56 degrees, morning rain, afternoon sun.
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thursday, friday, saturday, sunday, monday, tuesday, i could probably run that right through next wednesday, temperatures in the low 50s. >> sounds good for me. sorry for the winter lovers. >> reporter: i feel cheated we only get three months of cold and snow anyway. >> you have some time, let us enjoy it. >> a launched rocket in japan did not make it to its destination, the agency decided to scrub the mission today due to the communication glitch in the system. the rocket was carrying what would be the smallest satellite in orbit. the fbi investigation into the in famous db cooper hijacking may be over, but amateur detectives may not be ready to throw in the towel. they believe a tie may have new
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clues. they believe the tie has tiny particles that were found only in boeing's hijacked jet. he hijacked a boeing 747, 45 years ago and got $200,000 in ransom money and was never seen again. >> so glad you're waking up
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with us, if you're not in front of the tv come over and look at this beautiful shot right here. 7:19 a live picture of the sunrise over atlantic city. the tempts will be just as beautiful in the next coming days. it's time for winners and losers, the weekly feet that takes a look at who was up and downed in politics.
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mary bruce reports from washington. >> reporter: he may have never reached the highest office, but joe biden received one of the highestrds. biden's decades long career is winding down. president obama made sure to single out the man who was by his side in the past year. >> you were the first decision i made as a nominee and it was the best not just because you have been a great vice president, because in the bargain i gained a brother. >> and the praise didn't stop there, he surprised him with an emotional tribute at the white house calling him as good a man god ever created. he had one final trick up his sleeve. >> him i am pleased to award the nation's highest medal of
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honor presidential medal of freedom. comey's controversial handing handling of the e-mail controversy continues scrutiny. comey's refusal to acknowledge any on going investigation sparked fresh criticism on capitol hill. >> we never confirm or deny a pending investigation. >> the irony of your making that statement, i cannot avoid. >> reporter: inspector general announcing he is opening an investigation into comey's issues during the campaign doesn't seem like the spotlight on comey is going away soon. more politics on this week with george stephanopoulos, i'm mary
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bruce. in healthcare, this morning, government scientists think they have discovered why there's so much lyme disease in the northern states than the south it is the heat, they are less likely to come into contact with humans because they stay under leaves. in the north it's cooler so they climb on plants. 14 states in the northeast and midwest account for 90% of lime diaz cases.
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at that. good morning to you, 7:24 your time, 31 degrees, sky6 live hd giving you this beautiful sunrise looking toward camden in south new jersey. meteorologist chris sowers has a present for all you spring lovers. we're talking 50s for an extended period of time. in sports, 50 years ago today was the first super bowl. tickets did not sell out and tickets were $12. the conference championship will be set today, jeff skeverski has that and a tough day for sixers and flyers. no joe joe last night, joel impede getting a deserved night off against washington, guess who gets to play? jahlil okafor put him in coach, jahlil okafor making up for lost
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time. 26 points, the cross over, the save, sixers fans they love it, they are taking over the place, but so are the wizards. the sixers 13-point lead vanishes. sixers find themselves down 24 in the 4th. sixers lose 109-93. game over on the winning streak. sixers are hot, flyers are not. 9 last time the boys beat anyone away from home, one month ago, hopefully they can end that today in washington. dave haxtall said they have not had a good period on the road. flyers fall behind 3-1. second period they are on a five minute penalty kill that kills them. two minutes later, score, flyers allowed the most goals in the nhl.
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they lost 6-3. gm said they have to play smarter, they have dropped ten of their last 13. flyers legend bobby clark they can use him. he said he is playing for the final time in the alumni game against the penguins. what a move in front of the net for the goal. final seconds in the third we pick it up. it is tied up. the legend of doom can win it, lindros to johnny will a -- la clair, what could have been. the game finished in a 3-3 tie. in dallas, the packers hosting. matt ryan lost four of the five playoff games for the atlanta falcons until this, against seattle. neither they were falling all over themselves. russell wilson tripped over his own teammate, come on man.
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he finally gets another playoff win, atlanta, 36-20 they are going to the nfc title game they face the cowboys or the packers. unlikely hero for tom brady ,s first player to score a rushing touchdown and return a touchdown and return a quick for a touch down, lewis in the playoff games they will fails the chiefs or the steelers who play today. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski. have a great day. >> developing right now on
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"action news," sunday morning, two people were shot outside an eatery in delaware county. we're going from ice to nice, black ice concerns out there, as we take a live picture of a bird out there near the airport. meteorologist chris sowers said that's a bird called junco. chris, your bird knowledge is impressive. >> reporter: you'll see when you come over to my super bowl party
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i have bird feeders everywhere. >> reporter: the roads are wet this morning, now that the numbers have dropped below freezing there could be slick spots developing take it easy, especially west of the city and secondary roads, bridges and overpasses. 20 degrees in allentown. millville, 31, dover, 32. wilmington,27 there's a breeze, when you factor that it feels like 19 in wilmington and 19 in trenton. it's a good idea to bundle up with gloves and hat. the numbers will rebound this afternoon, but the next couple of hours look chilly. high pressure in control, that means lots of sunshine. the high will kick all this cloud cover out to sea. it will bring us to another nice day today. that will be followed with another good one at 12. lots of sunshine, the entire
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way, 35 by 9:00 a.m. 11:38. somewhere between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. we'll manage 44. we'll a long stretch of 50 in the philadelphia area. i'll have the details coming up. >> thank you so much. the time 7:32, developing right now, two men were shot outside a delaware county chinese restaurant, here's what we know about this, the action cam was at that scene, 700 block of parker avenue in chester, police were called at 11:30 to reports of gunfire outside of ming's restaurant. we know that two men were shot, they were rushed to crozer-chester medical center, so far no word about their conditions. philadelphia police say a road rage shooting put a man in the hospital. it happened in the parkside section of the city around
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10:00 a.m. jeanette reyes has the story. >> reporter: philadelphia police received a call of a report of a man with a gun and male shot. officers responded to the 1700 block of north 53rd street that's where they found the victim with a gunshot wounds to the hip. on the sedan, you can see a single bullet hole on the drivers side door. the victim told police, the shooting was the result of a road rage incident that began on the expressway a mile away from the scene. the suspect drove off in a black toyota camry with tinted windows. >> i'm not surprised to hear about it. >> reporter: why's that? >> there seems to be an unsurge in violent activity in the neighborhood. >> reporter: the victim we are told is in stable condition. he was not able to get a good description of the suspect. so if you have any information you are encouraged to contact police. reporting in university city, jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." >> philadelphia commissioner, richard ross is marking his first year as the city's top
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cop. vernon odem talk to commissioner ross about success and challenges. >> realizing despite your best efforts you'll you mean up short for some people. >> reporter: one year after being sworn in as commissioner, richard ross reflects a year he was charles ramsey's top deputy running the operation hour by hour and minute by minute each day. there are few surprises. stability are the operative road. what are the crime stats after year one. the murder rate the same, cop-involved shootings, aggravated robbery and murder and assault down five%. what about police corruption, a necessary preoccupation for his predecessor was determined to clean up the department. >> you're not dealing with any major scandals right now.
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>> reporter: during this era of cops caught on cameras in violent confrontations it is a tough time recruiting nationwide. after year one, the commissioner finds himself more than 250 short on desired staffing leaves. to broaden the pool of applicants he scuttled the priermts that applicants -- requirements that that applicants have a minimum of 60 college credits. >> some people may file complaints that are not let's go owe legitimate. >> reporter: i mentioned to the captain that we were up to the anniversary of ross' first year. he said he is perfect because he has the passion and dedication and love of the city and will succeed despite all the challenges everyday at every hour. vernon odem video channel 6
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"action news." >> there's potentially good news for people living near a huge sinkhole in the kensington section. they may get their gas service back today. residents of east falls are being told by crews on the scene making the repairs. the water department hopes to have water services back you happen and running sometime next week. the sinkhole formed alps sunday when the sewer -- last skinned when a sewer line failed. allentown, said a newspaper delivery man noticed the sidewalk caving in on east tioga street, a water main ruptured and damage was contained to the street and walk. u.s. secretary of state john kerry is among dozens of world diplomats in paris pushing for renewed mid east peace talks. that is meant to be a message to donald trump and netanyahu that
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much of the world see a two state solution as the best way to see peace in the palestinian conflict. netanyahu said the conference is rigged against israel and trump is not taking part. our nation's first president farewell has ties to philadelphia. america's first capitol, george washington's worpdz -- words stand the test of time. >> reporter: washington' farewell address speaks to that. >> reporter: 225 years before president obama offered his parting words, george washington delivered his, but it was not given in front of a huge crowd. citizens found out by seeing it published in a philadelphia newspaper. washington under over good faith and -- observe good faith anne
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justice toward nation, the jealousy of a free people should be a wake since history and experience approve foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of public government. >> he is warning us about being careful not just about the enemies over here, but the things we can do to ourselves. i think in that regard it's very prescient not just speaking to the end of the 18th century founding generation, but speaking to us in 2017. >> reporter: washington's speech ended in 1772. last year, chris cunes did the honor. it is a slave to its animosity or its affection either of which is sufficient to lead it a stray
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to its duty and interest. >> reporter: washington address is recited in the smash hit hamilton, the speech inspired president obama. >> in his own farewell dpreas george washington address, george washington wrote self government is the under pinning in liberty, but from different causes and different quarters much pain will be taken to weaken in your minds the conviction of this truth. >> reporter: president obama said so long in the words of george washington that echo through generations. for "action news," i'm rick williams. >> sisters conquer barriers in the faith of racial in justice, a play is coming to philadelphia to tell the story. new resources in the area to help parents of teens who are driving. erin o'hern has the details in
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the health matters reports. let's go outside live to the ben franklin bridge there, how do 50s, sound? chris sowers is back with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a bit. we just moved into this house and didn't realize how difficult it was going to be to tie all that space together. with an open floor plan, you need to separate it with furniture. bassett had everything that we needed. fabric combinations marry the rooms together. having someone with bassett has been invaluable. we could've never dreamed up this room without bassett.
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7:42, meteorologist chris sowers has the update on the forecast. >> reporter: it's nice and quiet, we have slick spots out there this morning, but lots of sunshine this afternoon. we have a warmup in the seven day forecast. there's a nice shot of atlantic city as we go live on sky6 live
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hd. a few leftover clouds upstairs, all that is racing out to sea. i think you'll enjoy sunshine here from start to finish. a nice end to the weekend. storm tracker 6 live nothing going on the moisture from yesterday is long gone at this point. it's well out to sea, and temperatures will be somewhat cool, but even for january standards, it's not too terribly bad. this is the only concern this morning for icy patches developing because the temperatures have dropped below freezing. some of the roads are wet from the moisture yesterday, black ice is developing, slow it down on the secondary roads, keep both hands on the steering wheel if there's couple of cars in front of you, keep distance between you and the guy in front of you. once we get to 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., most of the numbers will climb above 32 and the ice will melt. pottstown, 24, center city, 31. chester, 29 that's the same number in glassboro and seven minute son.
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woodbine, 31. villas, 33 degrees. satellite and radar it's a nice quiet weather pattern for us in the east over the next time couple of days. a real mess across the heartland, you see all the colors, blues and purples. what's going going on, this purple shade through western iowa and oklahoma and kansas, you have ice warnings to the west, this is freezing rain and sleet that continues to pound away at the heartland of the nation, the football game between the chiefs and the steelers has been pushed back to 8:30 because of all the ice. the good news, this system, the warmer air will eventually win the battle. conditions will start improving as the day wears on. the storm travels east, by the time it heads into our neck of the woods, east of the mississippi, this is all mild
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air, it will fall in the form of rain for us in philadelphia. on a tuesday, the rain/snow line is up here in new england. there's no wintry precipitation in the fee -- foreseeable future. not only are we talking about a january thaw. we're talking about an extended january thaw where we'll see 6 to 8 days of temperatures in the 50s. enjoy it, because it does not happen much in philadelphia. allentown, 41. cape may, 42, mostly sunny and nice. cold overnight with temperatures dropping into the teens and 20s, allentown, 19, millville, surrounding suburbs the colder suburbs like vineland and buena, you could get to 19. trenton, 26. cape may, 28. in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast there's a little bit of wet weather by midweek. otherwise the headliner is the warm temperatures. 44 today. 45 tomorrow, martin luther king looks nice.
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tuesday, clouds and a lot of rain at least for the second half of the day. 48 degrees is the forecasted high there. really the rain is the only thing keeping tuesday out of the 50s, wednesday, mild, high of a. maybe morning rain, thursday is mild. friday is mild, saturday is mild, again we can extend this right through tuesday or wednesday of next week. i think you'll see a lot of 51s and 52s from wednesday on. >> i was looking in my wallet for 50-dollar bill. i'll write you a check. many teens look forward to driving and parents want there teenagers to be safe when they get behind the wheel. in kids health matters, erin o'hern has more details. >> it's going down. >> reporter: katie is in facting facting -- navigating what looks
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like a video game. they are gaining important in sight how teens drive. >> teens brake at half the pressure as adults. >> reporter: teens are more than likely to be in crashes including fatal ones. it is not just due to taking chances. >> in experience, and it's distraction and lack of skills rather than risky driving. >> reporter: it takes many miles and years to gain the skills which make a good driver such as a safe distance to follow another vehicle, how to scan ahead and anticipate hazards and handle bad road an weather conditions. graduated driver licenses are the only proven measure tore reducing crashes. they have three stages. the limits vary from state to state. dr. winston said they say are
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minimum. most state limits end at age 18. but with nearly half of teens getting licenses after 18, limits can be extended. >> it's not the fact that you're a teen, it's the fact that you're a novice and a teen. >> reporter: children's hospital has website with videos and tips to help teens be better drivers and parents better driving coaches. it uses a simulator for making all drivers safer. erin o'hern channel 6 "action news." >> so glad you stayed with us,
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7:50, the philadelphia theater company is navigating 100 years of black history with an inspiring brad way play called having our say, karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: the play is based on on a book by the same name,
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it's the true life story of the delaney sisters who share their memories of personal strife while unified by faith, family and the passage of time. they were born in north carolina in the late 1800s, the dawrls of the former -- the daughters of the former slave. they were drawn up north where they lived to be 104 and 109 years old. >> these two women who lived together most of their lives, one is feisty and one is softer. >> reporter: the show is set in 1993 in their home while they reflect on the last industry while preparing the male for their -- last century while preparing a meal for their family. one became a high school teacher in new york, the other one of the few black women licensed to be a dentist. >> we're bringing them back to
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life. >> they are two very extraordinary people in very ordinary circumstances. >> reporter: their story was first shared in the 19 9# -- 1993 best selling memoir written by the delaney sister. >> the challenges they face are challenges we face. they have not been solved. >> reporter: the book was performed on broadway and later toured the county. >> it's a warm and thought provoking evening of theater. for 6abc loves the arts i'm karen rogers. >> you can warm up with the thoughts of musikfest, tickets for carlos is is an santana go n sale on friday. musikfest has 500 performances on 15 stages and 6abc is a proud sponsor of musikfest.
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>> another check of the forecast before we say goodbye. >> reporter: looking good, very nice this morning. >> the weather looks good, not me. just joking [laughter] >> reporter: mostly sunny skies, yesterday we had a high of 36, today we'll top out 44. tomorrow, 45. 48 tuesday, clouds and rain, and then we get into wednesday that will start a long stretch of 50s, 56 degrees wednesday afternoon. 52 thursday, friday and saturday, and we can probably extend those low 50s through tuesday or wednesday of the following week. >> thank you so much. it is 7:55 we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america" here's a look ahead.
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>> reporter: gray, good morning, coming up on "g.m.a.," five days before the inauguration and one day before mlk day, donald trump is doubling down on his war of words with a civil rights icon congressman john lewis. firing off angry tweets as he questioned his legitimatecy as president. 20 million americans hunkering down as ice storm ballotses -- battles the u.s. rob is tracking the storm. it's the end of an era. ringling brothers and barn and bailey is coming to an end. it's the greatest show on earth coming to a close we'll see you soon. "action news" continues later this morning, here's some of the stories we're working on for you, love of root beer is
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paying for a debt free start to life. meteorologist chris sowers will have a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, now, for chris sowers, nydia han, the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall, make it a great day.
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oh no. oh no. i hate this belt. man oh man. mom, we have a situation. life's bleachable moments need clorox bleach. hey, how's it going? um... who are you? i'm val. the orange money retirement squirrel from voya. i represent the money you save for the future. see? we're putting away acorns to show the importance of being organized. that's smart. who's he? he's the green money you can spend now. what's up? oh you know, gonna pay some bills, maybe buy a new tennis racket. tennis racket for a squirrel? he's got a killer backhand.
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when it's time to get organized for retirement, it's time to get voya. good morning america. new overnight, political firestorm. president-elect donald trump setting it off with a tweet taking aim at congressman john lewis for not viewing him as a legitimate president. now, the outpouring of support for the civil rights icon. >> john lewis is our hero and he symbolizes everything we stand for as americans! >> and the growing list of political leaders boycotting the inauguration. ice storm warning. more than 20 million americans in the bull's eye. roads turned into sheets of ice. impossible to stop for some drivers. the deadly accidents, salt trucks out in force. team coverage this morning of the dangerous storm hitting the heartland. reunited. the emotional moment a teen allegedly snatched from the


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